Category Archives: carbohydrates

What’s the Deal with Gluten?

If you thought you could avoid thinking about gluten, think again.  What some might think is a fad is sadly a reality for more and more people.  Some think that the “no-gluten” thing is a fad, but sadly, it isn’t. … Continue reading

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Mindful Nutrition: Portion Sizes and How We Get Fat!

As Americans, we have a huge overweight crisis. And, as Americans, we know it is getting worse. At Balanced Bodies we believe that the obesity pandemic is a combination of the glut of refined foods, people being unwilling to prepare … Continue reading

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Depressed? Could it Be What you are Eating? Carbohydrates and the Connection to Mood.

Anxiety and depression are often treated with medications that alter the effect of a mood hormone called serotonin. When serotonin levels in the brain are high, people are calm, patient, and optimistic. When levels are low, you can suffer from … Continue reading

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